SEOUL/JAKARTA (Reuters) - South Korea's pioneering mobile messaging apps have taken their oversized emoticons to Indonesia, intent on breaking the dominance of BlackBerry Ltd's BBM messaging service in one of the world's most active social media market...
BlackBerry has been caught changing the end date on its BlackBerry 10 app program from March 4, 2014 to March 4, 2013. As a result, developers who built apps with the expectation of receiving bonus payouts for their efforts are being left out in the cold. A few developers started to notice the problem a few weeks ago and posted... This story continues at TheNextWeb.com
Google today announced it is dropping support for Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server on March 5, 2015. The tool in question allows BlackBerry 7 OS and older devices to connect to Google Apps for Business, Education and Government through the BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES). Show More Summary
As we reported the other day, BlackBerry appeared to be testing a beta for their BBM Android app that would introduce ads into the messaging service. Based on the description, it sounded like the ads weren’t intrusive as they would appear as Channel Updates. Show More Summary
BlackBerry owners who find the cloud a fascinating place for you to stash away your collection of files and content will be pleased to hear that BlackBerry World now carries their very own Microsoft OneDrive app. The OneDrive app has...Show More Summary
If you worship at the BlackBerry altar and are in dire need of a cloud storage service that isn't Dropbox, Box, or Mega, today's your lucky day. Now you can dump your files in Microsoft's OneDrive by way of a newly released BlackBerry 10 app. Like...
Microsoft today made its OneDrive cloud storage service available to BlackBerry 10 devices. The app, which is free to download from the BlackBerry World store, provides users with 7GB of free online storage. Customers can choose to pay for more storage if they wish. Show More Summary
During MWC 2014, BlackBerry announced the BlackBerry Z3. The handset is the first device that resulted from BlackBerry and Foxconn’s partnership and will be a device targeted at emerging markets, such as Indonesia for example. Unfortunately...Show More Summary
Viber, for those unfamiliar, is an app that allows users to call one another for free and send instant messages as well. The app is available on a variety of platforms except for BlackBerry 10. This was confirmed back in 2013 where Viber stated that they had no plans to support BlackBerry 10 anytime soon. Show More Summary
iMessage was introduced in 2011 alongside iOS 5. It was believed to be Apple’s answer to platform-exclusive messaging platforms like BlackBerry’s BBM and Samsung’s ChatON at that time. Prior to that, the Messages app was mainly used for sending/receiving regular text messages and MMS. Show More Summary
BlackBerry’s once proprietary BBM service has been pretty successful as an app in recent memory, where over 50 million new registrations were achieved from both iPhone and Android stables within the first three months of multi-platform availability. Show More Summary
This week at Mobile World Congress, BlackBerry confirmed to Conversations that its hugely popular messaging app, BBM, will become available on both the new Nokia...
WhatsApp has shown that having a hugely popular mobile messaging app can be very lucrative and now BlackBerry is looking to cash in on its own widely used cross-platform BlackBerry Messenger service. We already know that BlackBerry is...Show More Summary
Just yesterday BlackBerry announced the BlackBerry Q20. A full list of hardware specifications was not revealed, nor its design, but according to BlackBerry, it would sport a 3.5-inch display and would feature the familiar “tool belt” of physical buttons above the keyboard which would also include a trackpad. Show More Summary
BlackBerry's CEO has a message for Facebook or any other company looking to spend $19 billion on a mobile messaging app: He would take that deal for its BBM messaging service. "I work for the shareholder," John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry, said in an interview with CNBC from Mobile World Congress on Tuesday. Show More Summary
By Don Dion: Facebook (FB) recently acquired WhatsApp for a staggering sum of $19 billion, one of the largest tech acquisitions in history. WhatsApp is a messaging app, available cross-platform for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia. Show More Summary
BlackBerry is using its messaging app to build back its brand, but it may not be enough to turn around the company.
BlackBerry is increasing security within its BlackBerry World app store after announcing plans to add badges that show users which apps have passed malware and security testing. BlackBerry already provides... Keep reading ?
Nokia and Windows Phone users have been asking for it -- and earlier today Nokia and BlackBerry confirmed it: free messaging app BBM is coming to Nokia devices, both the Lumia devices based on Microsoft's Windows Phone and the new Nokia X handsets built on a forked version of Android announced earlier today. Show More Summary
Nokia today announced plans to bring BlackBerry's BBM messaging app to its Lumia devices.